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washington to president obama. i will be joined by an african- american broadcaster, my friend, george wilson. we will be right back. >> "white house chronicle is produced in collaboration with howard university television. now, your program host, national and syndicated columnist, llewellyn king, and co-host, linda gasparello. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> hello again. thank you for coming along. i would like to remind you this program is made possible by the arizona public service and its holding co., pinnacle west, and it's interesting chief executive. i promised you a special guest. here he is. george wilson, as i mentioned. ken, you have written a book called "family of freedom -- presidents and african-americans in the white house." you have been the white house correspondent of u.s. news and world report. that magazine has changed more than you have in 29 years. we all have. you have been broadcasting on sirius xm radio for several years now, george, and before that for a long time. >> also american urban radio networks. about 30 years on capitol
obama is threatening a veto. the house will not be able to do it. >> we have to always remind people that money bills originate in the house, and that gives them an enormous amount of power in this situation. >> but it has been an interesting contribution to the civic debate, i think, to see people but to eliminate -- to see people vote to eliminate earmarks. i am watching the devil in california. there is a number of individual -- i am watching what is happening in california. the california delegation is going along with these bills been killed because they are saying we're going to have to cut spending, so we will have to sever our own loss of federal funds like everybody else. >> darren, what is this doing to the larger picture? is this going to help or will it put us into another recession? >> first, i think all these people must have brought their dogs to washington. they feel like they have their friends and do not need to make friends here. in some ways, it is refreshing that the want to stir things up. but it is also a little dangerous. we do not care if you stick around, so
, india, and our own -- large amount of coal consumers in china, india, and our own country. the obama administration came in with very lofty goals, but they have to recognize that this is a long term and a large-scale issue that will take a lot of effort. >> or sometimes a capriciously fast one. >> that is a good point. thinking back to the early days when the japanese invasion came into the united states, the transistor was an american invention, but the japanese commercialized. >> that was the vhs tape. it was two inches. riders hated it. it was hard to deal with. >> there were two hurdles. first is the idea, the technology hurdle, which we are good at, and second is the commercialization, which we have been less effective at. the technology we are importing now from china was invented here, but they seem to be more effective in commercializing and then we are. >> let me get back to a subject that interests me, whether you push or pull. i would like to do a station identification. for the benefit our listeners on sirius xm radio, where the audio can be heard at 930 a.m. eastern time
to talk about another practical aspect, which is that it's one thing if president obama goes somewhere and says we will put government funding behind something that you have that's ready to go. this win for the future idea. but i'm wondering, where is the money? i mean, i read and heard that representative paul lyon from the budget committee has decided that $32 billion are going to be cut from the budget. well, $if $32 billion are cut, a lot of the cuts will be made inside. they'll be made in the very places where government would be able to find the money to help encourage this entrepreneurship. >> to afghanistan, it disappeared. nobody knows where it went. >> i think there is a role for government in investing and innovation and creating the right environment for entrepreneurship and innovation. and in my opinion, it comes down to allocation of resources. so much of the federal budget is spent on things going down the toilet that don't invest in the future. infrastructure, education, entrepreneurship. >> and a trillion dollars on iraq. what i would like to know is how does the gover
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